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HOW TO MAKE WHIP TOPPING DESSERT JUST EGG

Red Velvet Chiffon Cupcakes

RED VELVET CHIFFON CUPCAKES My first attempt at using boxed cake mix minus the eggs was a success. Substitute applesauce for the oil and JUST EGG made from plants. I also added 2 teaspoons of baking soda. A little lighter and more airy than bakery style. Filled with a cocoa and maraschino cherry cream topping […]

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

Hacienda Tapatia

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JUST EGG SIDES SQUASH TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Pan-Fried Zucchini And Yellow Squash

PAN-FRIED ZUCCHINI AND YELLOW SQUASH Pan-fried green and sweet red peppers and onions with zucchini and yellow summer squash. Use as a side dish or as a topper for rice or potato, or in Zucchini And Peppers Fajitas. Or serve over JUST EGG scramble for breakfast! Makes 6 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT TOFU

BAKING SOFT TOFU

BAKING SOFT TOFU  Often times restaurants and stores don’t always get what they order from their established vendors, because the vendors are out-of-stock. Rather than send nothing, they sub in a similar product. If what they want is extra-firm or firm tofu, and there is none, they send out soft tofu.  Soft tofu is the […]

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT TOFU

Delight Soy Chicken Veggie Salad

Soy Delight Chicken Veggie Salad Vegan chicken nuggets mixed with Baked Seasoned Tofu, celery, peppers, grape tomatoes and cucumbers. Tossed or drizzled with a creamy dressing of choice! Serves 4-6

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BROCCOLI TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Don’t Discard Broccoli Stalks

You know those huge, thick broccoli stalks that are attached to fresh broccoli? DON’T THROW AWAY THOSE LONG BROCCOLI STALKS This is what I now do with fresh broccoli that comes with long stalks. Since I don’t like the texture feel of raw broccoli buds, unless they’re used as dippers in a creamy dip, and […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS ANIMAL-FREE MILK PRODUCTS

AFC Homemade OatMilk Basic White Sauce

AFC Homemade OatMilk Basic White Sauce For those who don’t have access to plant milks, this will do in a pinch. Either use as beverage (adding flavors if you like) or as a plant milk base for sauces and gravies! Next time around, why not turn it into a Moscato Wine and Aged American Cheese […]

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TOFU TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

SmokeHouse Almond Tofu Topper

SmokeHouse Almond Tofu Topper Tofu cubes tossed with cracker meal made from Gluten-free SmokeHouse Almond Crackers by Blue Diamond, then baked till crispy! Top a salad, add to soups or chilies, use as the protein source in pita pouch sandwiches, tortilla wraps and tacos, in potato and/or macaroni salads or serve as a snack! Get creative. […]

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BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT CROUTONS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Maple English Muffin Croutons

A great-tasting and great-textured crouton. Sweet, salty, peppery and eggy! Use over salads, in soups or as a delicious snack. You may think of other uses. Experiment! Makes about 2 cups

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

Mashiso Asian Grille

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

DAVIES-TIGHT KITCHEN AND BAR

Maybe you guessed it, maybe you didn’t. Due to the CC Virus that we’re told is going to be with us for a while, and given that eating out or going to wine bars and taverns doesn’t have the same appeal it once did, we needed a new plan. There are so many people sensitive […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS

Original Rice Cream Salad Dressing gluten-free – GOAT

Original Rice Cream Salad Dressing A velvety creamy salad dressing that doesn’t require gum powders or other thickening agents, plant milks or dairy-free cream cheese or sour cream! A rich mouth-feel that one wouldn’t expect coming from rice! A true delight. Easy to make. Comes out perfectly every time! Makes 1 cup

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AGAR GEL UTILITY MIXTURES

AGAR GEL

AGAR GEL For thickening purposes. Add to extend condiments. Contributes light, smooth, airy components. Add to scrambled tofu for a gelatinous quality. To soups for the same. Add to peanut butter to reduce fat content. Be creative. Invent your own uses! Or add to smoothies. For weight maintenance eat a couple Tablespoons before or with […]

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RICE CREAM UTILITY MIXTURES

RICE CREAM

RICE CREAM Make RICE PASTE a staple in your home or restaurant kitchen. Get creative with new uses! When looking for the color white – yes believe it or not white is a color – in sauces, soups, gravies, dressings, this is your cheap yet great go-to ingredient. Always have it on hand. A simple, […]

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APPETIZER TOMATOES

Appetizer Roasted Grape Tomatoes

APPETIZER ROASTED GRAPE TOMATO Slow-roasting grape tomatoes brings out the tomato flavor. Pack with grape seed oil in jar with salt and garlic. Serve over lightly toasted French baguette! Wow. Simplicity is beautiful! Makes about 2 cups

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT APPETIZER SLOPPY SOMETHING SPINACH SPRING ROLL TOFU

Sloppy Something Spring Roll

SLOPPY SOMETHING SPRING ROLL Sloppy Something mix rolled in spring roll skins with fresh spinach, baked, then cut into appetizer size pieces. Served on a bed of fresh spinach with a dipping sauce and pickled ginger slices! Textures like a delicate sushi with skin reminiscent of baked trout skin! All animal-free of course! Makes 12 […]

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SANDWICHES SLOPPY SOMETHING

Sloppy Something Beans

SLOPPY SOMETHING BEANS Serve cold on sandwiches or hot as a side dish or small plate! Never heard of a bean sandwich? This one is special! Give it a try! Makes 2 cups

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APPETIZER TOFUTTI

Sloppy Something Cracker Spread

SLOPPY SOMETHING CRACKER SPREAD Most cream cheese spreads are absent the meaty factor. Meat-eaters, animal-freers, vegetarians and all those in between will come back for more. Guaranteed! Just serve it – you don’t have to dissect it for them before they taste it. Discipline! If you have to say something, say there’s no animal products […]

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT SLOPPY SOMETHING TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

SLOPPY SOMETHING

SLOPPY SOMETHING Sloppy Something is really SOMETHIN’ Sloppy Something wasn’t expected to be really SOMETHIN’. But Sloppy Something wanted more than Something. So Sloppy Something turned Something into REALLY SOMETHING’!  Makes 5 cups 

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MUSHROOMS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Fresh Mushroom Saute Topper

FRESH MUSHROOM SAUTE TOPPER Fresh mushroom, green pepper and sweet onion sauteed in extra virgin olive oil. Seasoned with garlic and smoked paprika! Simple yet delicious! Makes enough for 8-12 toppers or serves 4 – 6 as a side dish 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 1 c. diced sweet onion, 3/8 inch squares 1 […]

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FOOD PREP TOFU TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

OLD BAY BAKED TOFU CUBES

OLD BAY BAKED TOFU CUBES Makes about 4 cups, depending on size Preheat oven to 300 degrees 2, 14 oz. containers water-packed extra firm tofu – rinse, pat dry, then wrap in cloth towels and place a brick or heavy object on top to press for about 1 hour – when ready, cut the blocks […]

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FOOD PREP ONION, SNOWY

SNOWY ONION

SNOWY ONION is simply fresh sweet onion, peeled and diced, then processed till evenly mushy, looking like snow. Use in salad dressing when you want a sharp onion flavor and added texture without the chopped onion effect. Or, use in white sauces that when cooked, melt into the sauce creating a smooth texture and sweet […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS FLOUR MAKING A ROUX

White Wine Mushroom Sauce

WHITE WINE MUSHROOM SAUCE  Wherever you use an animal-based white sauce, this animal-free white sauce works as well! A basic animal-free plain yogurt based white sauce with Pinot Grigio white wine, canned mushrooms and seasonings and fresh tarragon leaves. Thickened from a roux of oil, margarine and flour! A multi-purpose sauce! Makes about 6 cups […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT CARROTS WINE

Spicy Carrot White Wine Gravy

SPICY CARROT WHITE WINE GRAVY Carrot and Pinot Grigio wine? Why not? Sugar and spice and fresh rosemary too? Sure. Sesame oil with nutmeg? You bet! This is what the experimental process tastes, textures and looks like when it turns out great! Gravy anyone? Makes 3-1/2 cups

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CELERY FOOD PREP

STORING CELERY

Looking back on it, I doubt that I ever used an entire bunch of celery once stored in the refrigerator. The reasons being that it was too far toward the back and partially froze, or the water evaporated from the container and the celery went limp, or it just didn’t look good enough to use […]

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CAULIFLOWER FOOD PREP

QUICK RICED CAULIFLOWER

RICED CAULIFLOWER can be purchased in some grocery outlets fresh or frozen. Or you can make your own from fresh, by breaking the buds apart and processing them in a food processor till evenly riced (mealy). Of course you still have to cook them and even if you don’t, such as when added to a […]

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

BURGER KING IMPOSSIBLE WHOPPER

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

KING WAH

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EATING OUT ANIMAL-FREE PHOTOS

STACK’D @ JACK CASINO Impossible Burger

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HERBS & SPICES

HERBS AND SPICES

Within the category of plants that we commonly call herbs, are herbs and evergreens. Herbs are annual, biennial, or perennial plants in which the stems die down to the ground after flowering. An annual plant lives only one season or year. A biennial plant lives for two years. And a perennial plant lives more than two […]

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BLACK HIMALAYAN SALT CROUTONS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

CANDIED EVERYTHING CROUTONS

CANDIED EVERYTHING CROUTONS It’s a party crouton! Pick a salad of greens or a coleslaw and make everybody’s day by topping it with these candied bread croutons. They’ll rave and you’ll be the star of any gathering! They taste like they were grilled over an open-flame – a little marshmallow taste as well! Serves 7

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ANIMAL-FREE MEAT HOMINY

WHITE HOMINY MEAT

WHITE HOMINY MEAT A high-end White Hominy Meat filling for soft and hard tacos, enchiladas, empanadas and tamales. Served with an equally sophisticated Tomato Cheese Corn Sauce! Makes 3-1/2 cups

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS CORN TOFUTTI V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE

AFC TOMATO CHEESE CORN SAUCE

AFC TOMATO CHEESE CORN SAUCE Cream corn and V-8 VEGETABLE JUICE lay the foundation for a multi-dimensional culinary experience! Smooth sensations all the way around! Who would think from two common ingredients such a surprise package could catapult itself into the world of animal-free cuisine! Anything is possible when you cook animal-free!! Makes 3 cups

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THINNING LIQUID FOR SOUPS & SAUCES TURMERIC UTILITY MIXTURES

Turmeric Thinning Liquid

TURMERIC THINNING LIQUID A neutral thinning liquid with a broth component used to thin soups and sauces after refrigeration or after setting for a while. Makes 1/2 gallon (8 cups)

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HOW TO MAKE POTATO

BURNT HOME FRIES – 2 versions

BURNT HOME FRIES Boiled yellow potatoes, pan-fried with an herb-spice mix in a light sesame seed oil till crusted and burnt on most surfaces with tender centers. Plus SESAME BARBECUE HOME FRIES made from leftover Burnt Fries, or you may want to do the barbecue from the beginning. One is a breakfast dish, the other […]

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS

Barbecue Marinara

BARBECUE MARINARA Barbecue spaghetti may be new to northerners, but not to the people in Memphis, Tennessee. AFC leaves the animal out and shows you how to make a quick Barbecue Marinara – two sauces combined – marinara and barbecue! An easy restaurant or home dish!! Serve over spaghetti or linguini, then top with shredded […]

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AFC BURGERS ANIMAL-FREE MEAT HOW TO MAKE NUTS & SEEDS SANDWICHES

Quinoa Walnut Sausage Burgers

QUINOA WALNUT SAUSAGE BURGERS Another homemade burger recipe for those who want a less expensive burger, or for those who just like to make their own now and again. Low fat, nutrient dense is a good way to go. Makes approx. 6-1/2 cups burger batter

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AFC SAUCES, DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS BEETS PRESERVES

Smoky Blueberry Beet Preserves

SMOKY BLUEBERRY BEET PRESERVES Fresh blueberries combined with beet juice, grape and cranberry juices, Balsamic vinegar, sugar, liquid smoke and a bit of orange. Why buy your jams and preserves to serve at your restaurant, when it’s so much easier and tastier to make your own – less expensive too! Be unique, your customers will […]

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NUTS & SEEDS TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Almond Walnut Chocolate Crumble

ALMOND WALNUT CHOCOLATE CRUMBLE A salty, nutty, smoky sweet crumble to use as topping on desserts and hot or cold cereals, or simply as a light snack! Makes approx. 2 cups

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TOPPERS and CRUMBLES

Pecan Crumbles

Makes 1-1/2 cups crumbles